Wednesday, Jan. 15
• study for quiz tomorrow and practice for PLAYING TEST – CM scale with left, right, and both hands
• complete chant – add lyrics in English or Latin
• complete Gregorian Chant questions found on this site below. Open the questions and read these before you click on the pdf or movie below. Many of the answers are found in these two resources.
answer the following questions found on this document. Click on this document:
Gregorian Chant Questions
You can answer the above questions through this pdf or movie I made. The movie has audio and every slide is given 10 seconds. You can pause the movie to take notes as needed.
PDF: Gregorian Chant 2014
• Great history on the modes – well written:
Tuesday, Jan. 14
• Hand in homework – questions about modes
• Play your melody transposed: Ionian, aeolian, and other mode of choice
• Discuss and listen to markers of modes – what makes it major or minor
• Introduction: Texture –
1. monophony 2. polyphony 3. homophony 4. heterophony (Sting example).
• Gregorian Chant – introduction – view site see below
• Compose a chant in mode of choice (no ionian or locrian)
Add text in English or Latin – Complete by end of class on Wed.
Notate on staff paper – bar lines at ends of phrases, pauses in text, etc.
• Visit this page for more information http://lphrc.org/Chant/
example of chant –
Monday, Jan. 13
• check homework
• listening to and identifying modes as Major or minor according to whole and half steps.
• recording melody in ionian, aeolian, and another of choice
• HW: study for quiz on Thursday (modes, in order, whole and half steps of ionian and aeolian
• HW: research and history of church modes see pdf below
mnemonic to memorize the modes in order: